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The research article “How Sleep Improves Memory” discusses the findings of researches at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In the study they conducted, twelve young adults were taught a series of finger movements. Afterwards, the individuals were given a twelve hour period in which they either rested or stayed awake. They were then tested on their ability to recall the finger movements while an MRI measured activity level in the brain. The researchers found that the individuals that slept were able to recall information faster, more accurately, and with less stress/anxiety.

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            In 1983, Denise Stockin’s trial was held in the town of Stuart, Virginia. He was charged for murdering Kenny Arnder for money, he accepted from Tommy McBride. Mc Bride was supposedly angry at Arnder for tricking him on a drug deal and wanted Arnder dead to prove a message to everyone else. There was significant evidence to prove that Stockin killed Arnder. Moreover, Stockin confessed to killing another man in 1979.The jury found the defendant guilty and sentenced him to death because he was found to be a future danger to society.

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November 13, 2014
The journal titled “Cooperative Learning Returns to College: What Evidence is There That It Works?” by David Johnson, Roger Johnson, and Karl Smith discusses the collection of over 168 studies between 1924 and 1997 and their findings. Each of these studies compared cooperative, competitive, and individualistic learning styles and their effect on the overall success of college aged students. They concluded that students who learned cooperatively were significantly more successful than those who learned competitively or individually.

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This article presents a neurological experiment that has been conducted by six scientists from different organization. It was published in the Journal of Neuroscience in 2013, one year after the research. It describes the issue of animal abuse in scientific research. The main purpose of this study was to examine the development of the vision in primates including humans and non-humans. To make their experiences, they used one of the best-known species of monkeys: the rhesus macaque. Fifteen of them had been selected whether five 4-week old, four 8-week old and 6 adults.

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In this case, published in the Journal of Advance Nursing in 1998, there is a woman named Susan that does not value her life anymore and wants to die. Before judging, here is a little back ground on Susan. Susan is 27 years old lawyer, well-traveled and liked skiing. She was engaged to a man named John. One day they ended up in a car crash. John died but Susan survived but became paralyzed from the neck down. Susan spent many months assessing her situation and decided it was worthless. She could not do anything and at that point was just wasting resources.

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The article “’Racist’ Halloween costumes stir debate” by Marlene Habib of CBC News posted on October 27th, 2011 discusses the issue of people wearing Halloween costumes that some members of different ethnic groups find rather offensive, and well, racist. A campaign was launched by Ohio University’s Students Teaching About Racism in Society, also known as STARS, and fired up much debate as to whether or not wearing ethnically influenced clothing was appropriate.

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            On 28 of January 2012, the New York Times published the opinion-based article "Ritalin Gone Wrong" by L. Alan Sroufe. Even though he does not cite his sources, this professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development did argued a valuable point.

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